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Washington's spies [electronic resource] : The Story of America's First Spy Ring. Alexander Rose.

Rose, Alexander. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307418708 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2007.

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Summary, etc.: Turn: Washington's SpiesNow a new original series on AMC Basing his tale on remarkable original research, historian Alexander Rose reveals the unforgettable story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and into the shadowy underworld of double agents and triple crosses, covert operations and code breaking, and unmasks the courageous, flawed individuals who inhabited this wilderness of mirrors--including the spymaster at the heart of it all, George Washington. Praise for Washington's Spies "Alexander Rose tells this important story with style and wit."--Pulitzer Prize--winning author Joseph J. Ellis "Fascinating . . . Spies proved to be the tipping point in the summer of 1778, helping Washington begin breaking the stalemate with the British. . . . [Alexander] Rose's book brings to light their crucial help in...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Bantam, 2007. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6212 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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